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Standards Committee

Meetings are arranged as and when required. The Standards Committee will advise the Council on the adoption or revision of its Code of Conduct. They will monitor and advise the Council about the operation of its Code of Conduct in the light of best practice, changes in the law and relevant guidance. They will determine the Arrangements and Guidance for dealing with any Code of Conduct matters and any allegations of a breach of such protocols by members in accordance with procedures adopted by the Committee. They will ensure that all members of the Council have access to training in all aspects of the Member Code of Conduct and that members are aware of the standards expected from local councillors under the Code. The Standards Committee will also advise the Council on the adoption or revision of any relevant supporting protocols relating to standards of conduct by members, monitoring the operation of such protocols and providing training for members on them; grant dispensations to councillors and co-opted members from requirements relating to interests set out in the Members Code of Conduct and deal with reports from the Monitoring Officer Granting exemptions for politically restricted posts.
23 May 2014 - onwards
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The members listed will be the people that were members of the committee at the selected date. (dd/mm/yyyy)
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PartyNameRoleMembership DatesAttendance
Councillor Mrs Marilyn Louise Bowman Chair 09/06/2014 - current 100%
Councillor Mrs Elizabeth Anne Mallinson Vice-Chair 09/06/2014 - current 50%
Councillor Keith Meller Member 20/05/2019 - current 100%
Councillor Peter Sunter Chair 05/01/2022 - current No meetings since joining
Councillor Mrs Valerie Tarbitt Member 04/01/2022 - current No meetings since joining
Councillor Dr Les Tickner Member 15/07/2020 - current 75%
Independent Group
Councillor Raymond Tinnion Member 04/01/2022 - current No meetings since joining


Substitute PartySubstitute NameSubstitute RoleSubstitute Membership DatesSubstitute Meetings Attended
Councillor Michael Robert MitchelsonSubstitute 20/05/2019 - current 0
Councillor David Douglass MortonSubstitute 18/05/2015 - current 2
Independent Group
Councillor John PatonSubstitute 05/01/2022 - current 0
Councillor Fiona RobsonSubstitute 20/05/2019 - current 0
Councillor Miss Lee Barbara SherriffSubstitute 24/05/2021 - current 0
Councillor Christopher John SouthwardSubstitute 24/05/2021 - current 1
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